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The Mill That Huyck Built

BY KATIE BARKER CAPRIO Of the 10 miles of footpaths that weave through the lands of the Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve, perhaps the most traveled and best known is the Falls Trail. The trail begins at the Mill House in … Continue reading

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Bullfrog Camp

 Colonel Frederick Stuart Greene and his wife Grace couldn’t resist adopting the pair of orphaned baby raccoons they discovered outside their summer home—Bullfrog Camp—in Rensselaerville, N.Y. But while raccoons may be cute and cuddly when they’re young, they can grow … Continue reading

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Beech Knoll Cottage

Beech Knoll cottage was moved from Main Street in Rensselaerville to the shores of Lake Myosotis, which is now part of the Huyck Preserve. The cottage was torn down in the 1950s. I’m going to tell you the story of … Continue reading

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